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All reviews steep climb amazing views car park rock formations gravel path great hike well worth the effort walking boots walk up take your time sunny day the main road nice walk weather skye trees clouds
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In season you'll be accompanied by masses. But in bad weather the hike might be dangerous... it's a rather challenging walk and if you're not moderately fit I do not recommend it. Throughout the hike you are constantly rewarded with fantastic views, though. And there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fraeuleineule
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire tour of the peninsula was amazing, with the Old Man of Storr being one of them. There is a hiking trail up to it, if you want a closer look. It is clearly seen from the road too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jjhhcw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small car park .. but views amazing .there was a snack bar there ... but again walking boots warm coat and hat and just enjoy the views

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank junem704
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a superb day to take this challenge even although late November it was like a summers day, we were fortunate. Took a long time to climb the zig zag pathway to get to the base of the towering Old Man of Storr, but really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BillBT2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Skye is a gift that just keeps giving. We pulled up to photograph The Old Man but didn't get out due to torrential rain. Still, that provided us with some amazing photographs that don't do it justice. If it was a decent day and we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RumTor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pictures don't do it justice. Take your time and walk around the small paths to each side of the Old Man for even better views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WindyGhyle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a trip here from Portree and although a cloudy day still worth seeing! There is plenty of parking along the road besides the small off road parking lot. Nice hiking trail with an initial steep climb that soon levels out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ranger145
Reviewed November 10, 2018

It was my trip to Isle of Skye and finding "Old man of Storr" in the top 10, decided to make a stop over. It was not at all disappointing - view leading to Portree and then the road that lead to Storr has amazing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Suresh C
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Having heard so much about this landmark nd seen tv of climbers, it was great to see the old man in person. We did not make the hike but just taking in the view from the car park was a special experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony L
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Parts of the track are quite steep, but we all managed to do it okay, given we are all 60+. The track itself is quite long but you can easily decide when you have seen enough, or think that it is becoming a bit too...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Christos K
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Response from NevilleGeorgeRSA |
My wife and I just went up today. It took her 1.5 hours return at 72 and not a hill walker. For me it is 1.25 hours.
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